Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Fujifilm FinePix T500

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Fujifilm FinePix T500

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Really small
Size
Compact 94x58x26 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix T500

Size
Really small
Super compact 99x57x18 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
141 g
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm T500

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Macro focus
Much better macro capability
5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
99x57x18 mm vs 94x58x26 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
12x vs 10x
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More than 40% more zoom
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 1"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
141 g vs 160 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$95.08 vs $269.00
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The best price we've seen is $174 cheaper (2.8x less)
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
8s vs 4s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S6300

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the S6300's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Battery life
Longer battery life
230 shots vs 200 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              T500:5 cm
              S6300:10 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              T500:99x57x18 mm
              S6300:94x58x26 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              T500:141 g
              S6300:160 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              T500:0.7"
              S6300:1"
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              T500:8s
              S6300:4s
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              T500:200 shots
              S6300:230 shots
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              T500:12x
              S6300:10x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $160

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $217

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $119

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $69 - $137

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $222 - $300

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix T500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Travel zoom

              $123 - $139

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix T400

              Fujifilm FinePix T400

              Travel zoom

              $60

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $191

              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $220

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $175 - $180

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $519

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $189 - $227

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Olympus VR-360

              Olympus VR-360

              Digicam

              $91

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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